Karandaka, aka: Karaṇḍaka; 5 Definition(s)

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Karandaka means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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1. Karandaka - A hermitage (assamapada) near the Himalaya. The Bodhisatta, when born as an elephant as related in the Matiposaka Jataka (q.v.), returned to Karandaka after the death of his mother. The hermitage was the residence of five hundred ascetics, and the king, out of regard for the Bodhisatta, looked after them. J.iv.95.

2. Karandaka - See Karakanda.

3. Karandaka - See Karandu.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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karaṇḍaka : (m.) casket; a small box or receptacle.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Karaṇḍaka, (fr. last) a box, basket, casket, as dussa° M. I, 215=S. V, 71=A. IV, 230 (in simile); S. III, 131; V, 351 cp. Pug. 34; J I 96; III, 527; V, 473 (here to be changed into koraṇḍaka); DA. I, 222 (vilīva°); SnA 11. (Page 196)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Karaṇḍaka (करण्डक).—f. A small box made of bamboo, एतां दोषकरण्डिकाम् (etāṃ doṣakaraṇḍikām) Mk.8.36.

Derivable forms: karaṇḍakaḥ (करण्डकः).

See also (synonyms): karaṇḍikā, karaṇḍī.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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